science fair

The Clermont County Public Library is offering a series of programs this fall and winter about how to create a science project. Next spring, the library will host a first-ever science fair awarding prizes for first, second and third places in the following grade categories: K-3, 4-5, 6-8 and 9-12.

Information sessions

Get started. Join us at one of these informational sessions to learn how to begin your project by hearing topic ideas and research strategies. Bring any questions you might have and start working on your project right away!

October 2018

Science Fair: Project Ideas

  • Tuesday, Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m.
  • Williamsburg Library

November 2018

The Scientific Method

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 6:30 p.m.

Miami Township Library

The Scientific Method

Friday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m.

Union Township Library

January 2019

Data and Analysis*

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 6:30

Amelia Library

 

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 4:30

New Richmond Library

February 2019

Science Fair Board Preparation*

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 6:30

Felicity Library

 

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 4:30

Union Township Library

Science Fair

March 2019

Science Fair, time

Date and place to be announced

Resources

Library Databases

Explora: Supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content.

Kids Infobits : A great resource for young children that includes books, pictures, magazines, and news articles; provides images alongside text for ease of searching.

Science in Context: Provides contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics.

Science Reference Center: Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental science, science as inquiry and more

World Book Online Reference Center: Online version of the World Book Encyclopedia.

Books

Championship Science Fair Projects : 100 Sure-to-Win Experiments by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

Quick-but-Great Science Fair Projects by Shar Levine

Sure-to-Win Science Fair Projects by Joe Rhatigan

Blue Ribbon Science Projects by Glen Vecchione

And many more at your local library!

Web Resources

 www.sciencebuddies.org

www.sciencefaircentral.com

http://www.ipl.org/div/projectguide/

https://www.education.com/science-fair/

https://learning-center.homesciencetools.com/science-projects/